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ozonolysis

noun ozon·ol·y·sis \ ˌō-(ˌ)zō-ˈnäl-ə-səs \

medical Definition of ozonolysis

plural ozonolyses play \-ə-ˌsēz\
: the cleavage of an unsaturated organic compound at the position of unsaturation by conversion to the ozonide followed by decomposition (as by hydrolysis)

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